14 Palm BOULEVARD, Umhlanga Ridge , Durban , Kwazulu Natal 4032 , South Africa View hotel location on the map
Overlooking the picturesque Chris Saunders Park, the Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge offers 205 bedrooms, with 50 semi self-catering family rooms and 24 semi self catering loft rooms. Other facilities include a roof-level swimming pool, conference facilities for 300 people, secure on-site parking and an upmarket bar. A wide range of sporting and leisure activities can be found nearby, or within a short drive. Only 20 minutes from Durban’s CBD and only 15 minutes from the new King Shaka International Airport, the Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge is a stunning accommodation option along this popular coastline.
The Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge is proud to become part of the Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre development on Umhlanga Ridge with Gateway being the main point of the development. Anchoring the development as a green belt is the 2ha Chris Saunders Park, honouring the former Tongaat-Hulett chairman. The park is a focal destination with water features, ponds, shrubbery and lawns, offering residents and visitors a sanctuary within the urban landscape.
Wining and dining
The fresh and funky new 130-seater restaurant at Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, opens from 06h30 until 22h30 serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy sundowners, snacks or a leisurely lunch on our 60 seater deck overlooking a tranquil garden with refreshing fountain. Prokard members are welcome, as the dining benefits apply. The 20-seater bar is open all day to cater for your every need.
Sports and Recreation
Gateway Theatre of Shopping, a stone's throw from Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, boasts a large variety of activities for young and old. Ranging from Miniature Golf to skateboard parks and amusement centres. Gateway offers a range of theatres for your viewing pleasure – Imax, Movies, Barnyard Theatre and much, much more! You could not ask for a better location than Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, from which to explore the wealth of activities within Umhlanga. The Sharks Board, Umhlanga Beach and various hiking trails are a short driving distance from the hotel. Moses Mabihda Stadium is a mere 17km from the hotel.
Situated on the Piazza of the hotel are a number of shops for your convenience. A day spa, Yoga studio, hairdresser and Sweets from Heaven to name a few.
Each contemporary Colonial style room boasts laminate timber floors and a light, serene atmosphere perfectly suited to Durban’s climate. A 32’ wall-mounted LCD television and comfy lounge chair ensure that you remain relaxed and entertained at all times. The work desk provides a space in which the business person can complete their daily tasks, whilst the tea / coffee making facilities will keep you refreshed and rearing to go. An en-suite bathroom with shower is a feature of all of the rooms, but some of the larger rooms boast both a bath and shower. One look at the view from the windows will leave you wishing you could stay just one more day.
The room configuration is as follows:
67 Standard Double rooms
31 Standard Twin rooms
24 Superior rooms
24 Lofts NOW AVAILABLE
5 Family rooms
45 Standard Family rooms
4 Tower rooms NOW AVAILABLE
5 Suites NOW AVAILABLE
All rooms are non smoking, have WIFI compatibility, tea/coffee making facilities, laptop safes, and DSTV channels.
Check in from: 2:00 pm
Check out by: 10:30 am
The Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge boasts variety of conference rooms. There are seven conference venues made up of 2 boardrooms & 5 multi-use venues, with a maximum capacity seating of 370 persons, cinemas style in the largest room. The hotel caters for all functions, full and half day conferences.
Latitude: S 29°43.4267
Longitude: E 31°4.1306
Directions to Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge
1. From KSI Airport via N2 - Take the N2 South bound (towards the south coast and Port Shepstone). Take the Umhlanga, Phoenix & Mt Edgecombe off ramp (M41). Turn left at the traffic light. Take offramp to Umhlanga Rocks Drive (M12). Turn left at robot. Go through first circle, at second circle turn left (Centenary Boulevard / Hickory Road). At the next turning circle turn left (Palm Boulevard). Hotel is on left on corner of Palm and Centenary Boulevard.
2. To KSI Airport via N2 – Turn right out of garage. At turning circle turn tight along Umhlanga Rocks Drive. At second traffic light turn right onto M41. Continue until right turning onto N2 North bound to Stanger. Follow sign boards off N2 for King Shaka International Airport.
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